The Chinese foreign ministry demands the US revoke the arrest warrant for a detained Huawei top executive. Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Vancouver on a US request. Washington wants the chief financial officer extradited for allegedly violating US sanctions on Iran.
(12 Dec 2018) A Canadian court granted bail Tuesday to a top Chinese executive arrested at the United States’ request. Meng Wanzhou, CFO of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, has to wear an ankle bracelet and stay in Vancouver and its suburbs. (Dec. 12)
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People lining up outside court ahead of a bail decision for Meng Wanzhou, a top executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei who is seeking release from detention on health grounds, as Beijing calculates its protests over her arrest on a US warrant. Meng Wanzhou faces US fraud charges related to alleged sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran, and has been awaiting a Canadian court’s bail decision. IMAGES
Media teams wait outside a Vancouver court as a hearing takes place of the financial director of Chinese telecom giant Huawei, who was arrested in Canada at the request of the United States. Meng Wanzhou is suspected of lying about one of the group’s subsidiaries to gain access to the Iranian market by circumventing US sanctions. IMAGES